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A map has a scale of 1 cm : 12 km. Two cities are 2.1 cm apart on the map. To the...
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Let x represent the actual distance we are looking for.
We will construct the following proportion then use the cross multiplication method to solve.
Hence the actual distance is 25.2 km.
Posted by rcmath on May 25, 2012 at 6:42 PM (Answer #1)
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